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  • Charles Gwathmey dies at 71; architect known for modernist home designs

    Charles Gwathmey, an architect known for his influential modernist home designs and famous clients, has died. He was 71. Gwathmey died of cancer Monday in Manhattan, said his stepson, Eric Steel. The architect formed the firm of Gwathmey Siegel &...
  • Critic's Notebook: The void as muse

     
    NEW YORK -- With the available money for ambitious new buildings having shrunk to almost nothing in this country -- and with firms continuing to downsize in brutal fashion -- where will architectural ideas come from, and where will they......
  • The time is Wright: Frank Lloyd celebrated from L.A. to New York this month

     
    Frank Lloyd Wright, arguably the first "starchitect" and perhaps the most celebrated residential designer of the 20th century, continues to be a news maker more than 50 years after his death. "Contemplating the Void," a show featuring 200 renderings...
  • Conversation with Frank Gehry to benefit Santa Monica High School orchestra

     
    Like his most famous buildings -- downtown's Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, among them -- Frank Gehry is adventurous and yet enduring. At 81, one of the world's most important (and controversial) architects shows no...
  • [Updated] Jeffrey Deitch says he'll still sell art -- but not deal in it -- after taking MOCA reins

     
    "Art isn't easy," Stephen Sondheim once noted in song, and Jeffrey Deitch, director-in-waiting of L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art, is finding that disposing of it in a hurry isn't easy either. MOCA braved considerable controversy when it announced in...
  • Art review: 'Kandinsky' at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

     
    Just over a year ago, New York's Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum completed a three-year restoration project for its great landmark building by Frank Lloyd Wright. Among much else, the beautifully done project put a grayish white skin on the original......
  • Power is the issue for Art + Auction

     
    What does the art world love to hate more than the Whitney Biennial? Annual lists of movers, shakers, spenders and makers published by art magazines. So look out for Art + Auction’s 2009 Power Issue, scheduled to hit newsstands Dec.......
  • Monster Mash: Former Guggenheim director jailed; Washington National Opera's financial woes; Iraqi theater's comeback

     
    -- Busted: The former director of Spain's Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao has been sentenced to 32 months in jail for stealing about $750,000 from the museum between 1998 and 2008. (Agence France Presse) -- Trouble looming: Are layoffs and other......
  • New York makes a (shaky) bid for L.A.'s pop culture crown

     
    For decades, the stereotype has been that Los Angeles is the center of the pop culture universe. Now, New York appears to be making a claim on the title. Not New York, the city; New York, the magazine. Here’s esteemed......
  • Monster Mash: Paula Wagner eyes 'Saigon'; Guggenheim's birthday; is 'Shrek' a turkey?

     
    -- Stage to screen: Film producer Paula Wagner (pictured) is planning a film adaptation of the musical "Miss Saigon." (Variety) -- Birthday bash: New York's Guggenheim Museum celebrates its 50th anniversary today by offering free admission to all....
  • Jeff Koons, MOCA, Connie Butler among winners of new art award

     
    Award season in Hollywood is often mocked by cultural aesthetes as crass and commercial. But purveyors of the fine arts certainly aren't above throwing their own lavish parties to honor themselves. In fact, it's apparently hip now to imitate those......